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Oct 9, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. when the civil rights movement happened, they shifted. i remember discussions in the 1980's and 1990's. the latino community, to be appealed to on issues like small government and family values, and they wrote off that possibility, quite frankly, with racism, seeing every brown person, every latino, as an illegal. they have done the same thing with the asian community. they used to be very republican. coming from hostile countries -- they have been driven into the democratic party with subtle and not so subtle racial appeals. i think they believe if they can do what they did in 2010, they can turn out their older white bass, and they can hold onto power, and they can -- they can turn out their older what it -- white base -- it is not a permanent strategy, but it can keep them in power for a while. and it is ugly. tavis: the new book from joan walsh is "what's the matter with white people?: why we long for a golden age that never was." she tells a wonderful story about her family and their presence. i have only scratched the surface, so you may want to pick it up. joan, thank you. >> th
Oct 13, 2012 12:30am EDT
. she has dedicated her life -- her grandfather really worked hard for civil rights in texas when she was growing up. he fought the plan will heart out there. so when my mother was -- he fought the klan out their real hard. so when my mother was in europe, she fought for the gypsies. for life. that is why she took me to haiti. she believes very much in the flag of equality in all things. and cornell west is her great hero. tavis: so you mentioned your daughter maya who is now 14. who is an artist in her own right. so it is not just navigating being a parent. your a show-biz guy who has a daughter who is already in show biz. how're you navigating that? and you perform with her. i saw that thing on youtube. >> what do you do with the kid? she said that whole thing up. kids are not like little puppies that you can control and have them do everything. she writes songs and she sings songs and she believes and herself. i was doing explores. i am not in the position to tell her she cannot be an artist. i am in a position to tell her that i do know a little something about how to have a meani
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